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Bryce Harrington-3
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Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 17:30:07 -0500
From: mike abbey <[hidden email]>
To: Bryce Harrington <[hidden email]>
Subject: Re: [Inkscape] [Inkscape-devel] Inkscape 0.92.1pre2 (release candidate) now available

that would be fine. make sure that they all know that they do great work. i
use it to make a few scrollsaw patterns and it does everything i need for
that and more. thanks for all the hard work.

On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Bryce Harrington <[hidden email]>
wrote:

> Great to hear Mike, do you mind if I forward your email along to the
> development list?  I didn't work on that feature myself but am betting
> those who have would love to hear your feedback.
>
> Thanks,
> Bryce
>
> On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 06:55:16AM -0500, mike abbey wrote:
> > i have to tell you that with the measuring tool in the .92, well, i love
> > it. in .91 holding the mouse to make it stay was a pain. but now click
> > click and it stays on its own. with the awesome work you and your team
> have
> > done with this i would never go to a paid program. keep up the good work.
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 5:45 PM, Bryce Harrington <
> [hidden email]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Feb 08, 2017 at 02:33:27PM -0800, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > > > This is a pre-release for the upcoming stable bugfix release 0.92.1.
> > > > Download it at:
> > > >
> > > >     https://inkscape.org/en/download/development-versions
> > > >
> > > > The release is:
> > > >
> > > >     0.92.1pre2   Source Tarball Bzip
> > > >     https://inkscape.org/en/gallery/item/10661/inkscape-0.
> > > 92.1pre2.tar.bz2
> > > >
> > > > We are now in final freeze prior to release.  Barring any last minute
> > > > issues, 0.92.1 will be identical to the above tarball except for the
> > > > version number.  We'll let things settle for a few days and hopefully
> > > > finalize the release this weekend.
> > >
> > > And release notes are here:
> > >
> > >   http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/Release_notes/0.92.1
> > >
> > > > == Translations ==
> > > >
> > > > Translation work is done.  Please hold off on further updates until
> > > > we're ready to start work on 0.92.2.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > == Future Releases ==
> > > >
> > > > 0.92.2-targeted bugfixing work can begin on the 0.92.x branch once
> > > > the 0.92.1 tarball's been cut, probably this weekend.  A schedule
> will
> > > > be established at that time as well, targeting a 0.92.2 release in
> > > > April.
> > > >
> > > > A 0.92.3 release sometime around July seems likely.  I'm hoping to
> > > > continue with subsequent point releases on a roughly 2-3 month
> interval,
> > > > so users can depend on the 0.92 series as a 'long term stable' (LTS)
> > > > product.
> > > >
> > > > Work towards 0.93 is already underway in Inkscape's trunk repository.
> > > > In order to modernize Inkscape for ongoing maintenance, there are
> > > > several large transitions we need to undertake, including a move to
> > > > Gtk3, re-engineering the Mac OS X installation packaging,
> introduction
> > > > of C++-11 code constructs, dropping of our legacy automake build
> system,
> > > > migration of the project to git, and more.  We had elected to hold
> off
> > > > on these transitions for 0.92 so that release could focus on long
> term
> > > > stability first and foremost, with 0.93's focus being on taking the
> more
> > > > aggressive steps to move Inkscape forward.
> > > >
> > > > I am hoping a 0.93 release can be achieved within the calendar year,
> > > > though much work remains.  Assistance with testing is invaluable and
> I
> > > > hope many people will join in following the trunk codebase; however,
> I
> > > > know that building Inkscape can be a challenge, and we lack nightly
> > > > builds on a few platforms, so I may attempt some form of interim
> > > > snapshot preview release this summer to enable some broader testing
> > > > before we're too far through 0.93's development cycle.
> > > >
> > > > Bryce
> > >
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